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lipoxygenase in Medicine

lipoxygenase

(lĭ-pŏksĭ-jə-nās′, -nāz′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that catalyzes oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids with oxygen to yield peroxides.lipoxidase
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